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    Talking HOWTO: Install BitPim

    For those who don't know what Bitpim is, check here!

    All right let's get started installing Bitpim for now.

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    We will need to convert a RPM package to DEB package, so do this.
    sudo apt-get install alien

    Now download BitPim from the original website, yes the RPM version.
    And convert the RPM to DEB, by entering the following:
    sudo alien -d bitpim*.rpm

    It will take a few seconds, to convert and it will notify when it finishes.

    Now let's install it:
    sudo dpkg -i bitpim*.deb

    Once installed run it by entering bitpim on the console.

    ERRORS:

    libstdc++.so.5 -> if you receive this kind of error, do the following:
    sudo apt-get install libstdc++5

    libtiff.so.3 -> if you receive this kind of error, do the following:
    cd /usr/lib
    sudo ln -s libtiff.so.4 libtiff.so.3

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    Last edited by d351GuJu; November 7th, 2006 at 05:15 PM. Reason: Added list of devices that works...
    Specs: DFI LanParty NF4 SLI-DR, AMD Athlon X2 4400+, OCZ Platinum 2GB DDR 400, Nvidia Geforce 7800GT PCI-E 256MB, Creative Sound Blaster Audigy ZS G.E., Logitech Z5500 5.1 Surround, Running Acer 22in. WS LCD at 1680x1050. 8)

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